National Negro Business League pin

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  • Image for National Negro Business League pin
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Created by
Turner, G. Addison, American
Subject of
Washington, Booker T., American, 1856 - 1915
National Negro Business League, American, 1901 - 1966
Medium
celluloid, ribbon and metal
Dimensions
H x W: 3 3/4 x 2 x 1/8 in. (9.5 x 5.1 x 0.3 cm)
Type
badges
Date
ca. 1908
Description
A badge with a blue ribbon and portrait attached to a metal clasp. The front of the badge has a portrait of Booker T. Washington, while the back side of the badge has a drawing of a beehive and the title “National Negro Business League.”
Topic
African American
Associations and institutions
Business
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2008.5.2
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture